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Penelope "Penny" Manchester

August 24, 1936 - August 27, 2013

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Penelope “Penny” Manchester, 77, of Hopkinton, passed away Tuesday, August
27, 2013 at her home. Born in Falmouth, she was the daughter of the late
Delia (Lally) and Manuel DeMello. She was the wife of Robert E. Manchester
of Hopkinton.

Penny was a Selectman for the town of Hopkinton for 9 years and was on the
Appropriation’s Committee for 12 years as well as the Town Democratic
Committee. Penny was named Citizen of the Year by the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce in 1992 for her years of dedication to the town. Penny most enjoyed activities with her grandchildren and was involved in many community services.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her children, Kathleen McLaughlin
of South Grafton, Dawn Manchester of Hopkinton, Michele Hubley and her
husband Eric of Northborough, Kevin Manchester of Ipswich and Keith
Manchester of Hopkinton. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Eric,
Robert, Samantha, Alexis, Madelyn, Connor; and a great-grandson, William.
She is predeceased by her brother, Jerome DeMello and her beloved granddaughter,

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 30, 2013 from 4-7p.m. at the
Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com. A funeral
mass will be celebrated at 10:00a.m. on Saturday, August 31st at St. John the Evangelist church in Hopkinton. Burial
will follow in St. John’s Cemetery.In lieu of flowers,donations may be made to Relay For Life; American Cancer Society Attn: RFL of Hopkinton, 43 Nagog Park, Ste #110 Acton, MA 01720 or to the Hopkinton Ambulance Fund, 74 Main St. Hopkinton, MA 01748